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John McCain

Let's Not Repeat History In Iraq

Columnist Victor Davis Hanson argues that America has to stand up to the bullies and that President Obama is a weak president who encourages them [May 29, "U.S. Foreign Policy Is Knocking On War's Door"]. Those who forget history are doomed to repeat it. In Mr. Hanson's case, those who chose to ignore history are doomed to repeat it. Why do we have such a mess in the Middle East? In spite of warnings about the stability of the region, Bush decided to invade an independent nation because he figured he had an easy win. He lost and thousands of Americans and Iraqis paid the price. And the bill is growing every day. Now Mr. Hanson and Sen. John McCain are...